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Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married

Michael Convente May 19, 2012 0

In a surprise ceremony this afternoon, Mark Zuckerberg married his college sweetheart Priscilla Chan, who also attended Harvard during the time Zuckerberg was on campus.  The super famous and now even more super wealthy

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Facebook IPO Date Finally Here, Price Set At $38 Per Share

Facebook IPO Date Finally Here, Price Set At $38 Per Share

Michael Convente May 18, 2012 4

The long-awaited day is finally here – Facebook will launch their IPO this morning at 11:00am EST at an initial price of $38 per share.  By the closing bell at 4:00pm EST, almost 1,000

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Facebook IPO: Everything You Need To Know For Friday

Facebook IPO: Everything You Need To Know For Friday

Michael Convente May 17, 2012 2

After several months of rumors, updates, and commentary, tomorrow will be the official launch date for Facebook’s well-anticipated IPO.  We at pnosker.com have been covering the Facebook IPO for the last few months, and

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Facebook Users Up, Revenue and Profits Down

Facebook Users Up, Revenue and Profits Down

Michael Convente April 23, 2012 0

Facebook, which is preparing for its IPO sometime this spring, released financial data for Q1 2012 today, and the numbers may be a bit concerning for potential investors.  Even though revenue increased to $1.06

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Facebook Acquires Instagram for $1 Billion

Facebook Acquires Instagram for $1 Billion

Michael Foley April 9, 2012 1

Facebook announced its agreement to buy the popular photo sharing app maker Instagram on Monday (4/9/2012) to the tune of $1 billion (with a “B”) in cash and stock. Facebook’s CEO and founder, Mark

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Zynga’s CEO To Sell 16% of Stock

Zynga’s CEO To Sell 16% of Stock

Aaron Holtzman March 25, 2012 0

Mark Pincus, Zynga Inc’s CEO, is conducting a sale of Class A shares that will decrease his ownership from 15.5% to 13%.  If sold on Friday’s closing price, Mark will be walking away $220

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Facebook’s Next Big Challange  – How to handle the deaths of users

Facebook’s Next Big Challange – How to handle the deaths of users

Aaron Holtzman February 12, 2012 2

As more and more people continue to sign up on Facebook and online personas become more prevalent…a new issue arises: how to handle the death of a Facebook user. Current state laws which cover

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Tweet Leads Interpol to Arrest Journalist

Tweet Leads Interpol to Arrest Journalist

Patrick Nosker February 11, 2012 0

Saudi Arabia issued a “Red” notice via Interpol when a journalist tweeted something potentially insulting to Muhammad.  Hamza Kashgari was detained at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when they noticed there was a

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Mattstache: The Rise of an Internet Sensation (Or How to Become a YouTube Star)

Mattstache: The Rise of an Internet Sensation (Or How to Become a YouTube Star)

Patrick Nosker February 9, 2012 0

The internet is the most dynamic landscape in the world. One minute you could be a nobody and the next a viral sensation. With the advent of social media and rapid exchange of information

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Battle Wages on as Authorities Crackdown on Unauthorized Sports Streaming

Battle Wages on as Authorities Crackdown on Unauthorized Sports Streaming

Ken Hong February 5, 2012 1

Shortly after Tom Brady’s remark to reporters this past Thursday in Indianapolis, the federal authorities announced a crackdown on sites that stream unauthorized sports event broadcasting. Our beloved Tom Brady has been quite a

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